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Venta de La Cueva del Gato

Carreterra de Benaojan, 29370 Benaojan, Spain
+34 952 16 73 66
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
“melon” (2 reviews)
“lomo” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish
Carreterra de Benaojan, 29370 Benaojan, Spain
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We popped in for lunch , we had our dog with us so we sat outside in the porch , We decided on the menu del día for €8.50 a head We had salad and garlic soup for starters , lomo and chorizo for mains...More

Thank phil t
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We popped in for lunch , we had our dog with us so we sat outside in the porch , We decided on the menu del día for €8.50 a head We had salad and garlic soup for starters , lomo and chorizo for mains...More

Thank phil t
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Was recommended this place by a few friends so we decided to give it a go. We had their famous Migas and a mixed grill amongst a few tapas. We reallt enjoyed everything and the service was spot on. Loved the place and its surrounding....More

1  Thank NoniBelilo
Reviewed 24 September 2017

After a long ride through Sierra De Los Nieves, we were a hungry bunch of biker couples. We had the most welcoming service, excellent waiter service and fabulous home cooked food. The acelga tortilla was amazing, the spinach and pine nuts croquets and iberico croquets...More

Thank Artehair2014
Reviewed 24 May 2015

I hadn't eaten at the Venta Cueva del Gato for some months. But since I was in the area, I decided to visit again. The restaurant is still the same. High quality food and very low prices. If you are looking for linen table cloths...More

2  Thank Dale F
Reviewed 6 October 2014

We had just left the Pileta Caves and were looking for a place to try, initially drove by and decided after a short drive past that we should turn back. It didn't hurt that the travel booklet (Rough Guide) had made a strong recommendation to...More

1  Thank MargMotelMgr
Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

The food here is simple, authentic, fresh, delicious and inexpensive. Simple decor but quality dishes. The owner and chef Miguel is constantly searching for different and fresh ingredients and varies his menu to the season. I've had wild boar, quail, partridge, salmon, sea bass ,...More

Thank Dale F
Reviewed 26 January 2014 via mobile

Have visited this hidden gem on many occasions and as on previous visits the food and service was superb. My husband has the pigs cheek stew which he said was the nicest thing he has ever eaten!! Will definitely be returning.

2  Thank lilemLeeds
Reviewed 16 May 2013

This "venta" is not to be confused with the nearby Hotel Cueva del Gato which may or not be open. A "venta" is a country inn, in this case a rural restaurant. I have eaten here a couple of times: we live nearby. On both...More

1  Thank TonyB1212
Reviewed 31 October 2011

This gem of a restaurant is located in the countryside, about 15 minutes from Ronda. What a find this place is. The owner Francisco told me his place is family owned and that most of the food is locally sourced. It was certainly fresh and...More

4  Thank Thomas D
Miguel M, Propietario at Venta de La Cueva del Gato, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2015
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Gracias por el comentario positivo sobre la comida,respecto a lo de antipatico ya tengo mas opiniones, pero la verdad es...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carreterra de Benaojan, 29370 Benaojan, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Benaojan
  • Phone Number: +34 952 16 73 66
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True home cooked food, sourced locally.
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